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Magnolia Acquires Rights to ‘Muscle Shoals’

Sundance pic to screen at SXSW

Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Greg “Freddy” Camalier’s documentary “Muscle Shoals.”

The movie, centered on the Muscle Shoals recording studio in Alabama, debuted at Sundance and is screening Tuesday at South by Southwest.

“Muscle Shoals” is directed by Camalier and produced by Stephen Badger and Camalier. The film includes interviews with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Gregg Allman, Clarence Carter, Alicia Keys and Bono.

Songs recorded at the studio included  “Mustang Sally,” “I Never Loved a Man” and “Wild Horses.”

The theatrical deal was negotiated by Magnolia’s Dori Begley with Josh Braun, Dan Braun & David Koh of Submarine.

Submarine also sold U.S. TV rights to Independent Lens for broadcast on PBS and all Canadian rights to Films We Like.

Those deals were negotiated by Koh, Josh & Dan Braun along with Lois Vossen of  Independent Lens  and Ron Mann of Films We Like.

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